No Bake Chocolate Haystack Cookies

Serves: 24

Memories of childhood days making these with grandma.

Yield: 24 cookies
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 0 mins


2 cups sugar
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
1 dash salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 cups rolled oats
1 cup flaked coconut
2 cups sugar
1/2 cup milk


1 In a medium saucepan, combine sugar, milk, butter, cocoa (I tend to go a little heavy on the cocoa) and salt.

2 Heat to boiling, stirring frequently.

3 When it has reached a rolling boil, cook for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.

4 Remove pan from heat and mix in vanilla, oats and coconut.

5 Drop by spoonfuls onto wax paper.

6 Work quickly!

7 Let cool.

8 Alternate/optional additions, add any one with coconut: 1/2-3/4 cup mini marshmallows or 1/2 cup walnuts.


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